Oren Oppenheim

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UCPD Officers Will Now Carry an Additional Weapon: Tasers

The department said the change will bring it more in line with the Chicago Police Department.


September 6, 2019

Yield Rate Rises to 83 Percent for Class of 2023; Admit Rate Now at 6.2 Percent

The yield rate jumped 6 percentage points from the Class of 2022’s 77 percent yield rate.


July 10, 2019

Grounds of Being

Divinity School coffee shop Grounds of Being will close during GSU's industrial action.


June 4, 2019

First Unitarian Church Supports GSU

First Unitarian Church on 57th and Woodlawn has a sign up in support of GSU.


June 4, 2019

Trader Joe’s to Open in Former Treasure Island Building

The grocer’s first store on the South Side will share the space with other, unannounced tenants.


May 13, 2019

Yerkes Bequest

Charles T. Yerkes' bequest letter, as seen in the University's Special Collections Research Center's Board of Trustees Correspondence of the Secretary Records 1890-1960. Published with permission of the Special Collections Research Center.


May 8, 2019

Original Bequest Letter for Yerkes Observatory Holds Up Its Future

As the University continues discussions with Charles Yerkes’s family, the Yerkes Future Foundation remains cautiously optimistic.


May 7, 2019

OPC Law School Talk

A panel at the Law School discussed the Obama Foundation's goals and visions for the Obama Presidential Center, as well as the University's connection to the project.


May 1, 2019

Sri Lanka Vigil

The UChicago South Asian Students Association held a vigil on Thursday afternoon on the main quad in memory of the over 350 killed in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday less than a week beforehand.


April 26, 2019

Ghana President Examines U.S.–Ghana Relations, Foreign Investment at International House Talk

The Ghanaian President spoke about his plans for socioeconomic reform within the country.


April 2, 2019